The carnival season is upon us, and with it the temptation of fried desserts. Whereas England celebrates the beginning of Lent with a rather modest ‘Pancake Tuesday,’ other countries don’t seem to show the same restraint.
Last week’s food headlines proclaimed that the Mediterranean diet, according to an American study, may slow the aging process of our brains considerably.
This recipe is incredibly quick and easy to make: it takes an hour, but 45 minutes of that are spent winding up your kids, checking their homework and your mail or watching the news while the stew is simmering contentedly in the kitchen. I use dried chickpeas, which I soak overnight and then cook in my pressure cooker….